Shocking toll of primary teachers attacked by their pupils

Shocking toll of primary teachers attacked by their pupils

THE number of primary school pupils suspended for attacking their teachers is rising, according to shocking new figures.
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Yorkshire ‘still lagging behind’ the south for economic growth, new report claims

Yorkshire ‘still lagging behind’ the south for economic growth, new report claims

YORKSHIRE is still lagging behind London and the south east for economic growth, a new report from a think tank has said.
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Live: Huddersfield breaking news, weather, latest sport, traffic and travel news on Aug 1

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August 1, 2014

Follow our live updates through the day to get the latest breaking news as it happens, travel, traffic, weather and sport updates in your area
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Youth club which helps young deaf find confidence up for Yorkshire Children of Courage award

Youth club which helps young deaf find confidence up for Yorkshire Children of Courage award

FOR DEAF young people, the world can be an isolating place.
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Video: Celebrate with a Yorkshire (rice) pudding

Video: Celebrate with a Yorkshire (rice) pudding

FROM the fluffy, golden brown of a perfect Yorkshire pudding to the creamy taste of Wensleydale, the county’s culinary delights provide much cause for celebration.




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The cultural supremo ‘pushing on Hull’s open gate’

The cultural supremo ‘pushing on Hull’s open gate’

ENTHUSIASM for Hull City of Culture 2017 is like “pushing an open gate” after the huge success of the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics Games, according to the city’s new culture supremo.




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At £130,000, is this green hut Yorkshire’s most sought-after property?

At £130,000, is this green hut Yorkshire’s most sought-after property?

It has no running water, gas or electricity, and the earth toilet is in a neighbouring shed. But the lack of amenities hasn’t stopped The Chalet in Staintondale from becoming the most sought-after property in Yorkshire.




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Crooked Moda in Pelle accountant spent cash on her wedding and a racehorse

Crooked Moda in Pelle accountant spent cash on her wedding and a racehorse

AN accountant who stole almost £200,000 from the luxury shoe firm where she was in charge of the finances has been jailed.




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Dry run for sobriety tags 
to curb repeat offenders 
in alcohol-linked crimes

Dry run for sobriety tags 
to curb repeat offenders 
in alcohol-linked crimes

People who repeatedly commit alcohol-related crime will be forced to wear ankle tags that monitor if they are still drinking, under a year-long pilot scheme.
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Migrants ‘could have negative impact on country’

Migrants ‘could have negative impact on country’

LARGE-scale immigration will have a negative effect on standards of living as any economic benefits will be outweighed by pressures imposed by a much bigger population, a think-tank has warned.
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Public ‘pays out for political roles’ on local councils

Public ‘pays out for political roles’ on local councils

The taxpayer is having to pay £600,000 of funding for “arbitrary” payments for political roles at councils in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, research suggests.




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Third of Tory voters favour Ukip coalition

Third of Tory voters favour Ukip coalition

Nearly one-third of Conservative voters would prefer their party to form a coalition with Ukip if it fails to win next year’s general election outright.




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Ousted leader attacks Tory and Lib Dem pair over ‘coup’

Ousted leader attacks Tory and Lib Dem pair over ‘coup’

The ousted leader of Calderdale Council has hit back at political rivals after a vote of no confidence was passed.
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£300m plan to map disease DNA

£300m plan to map disease DNA

A “LANDMARK” project to map 100,000 complete DNA code sequences is destined to make Britain the world leader in genetic research on cancer and rare diseases, the Prime Minister has claimed.




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How your broadband company ‘punishes’ you for switching to a better supplier

How your broadband company ‘punishes’ you for switching to a better supplier

Broadband customers are being “punished” with average cancellation fees of £190 to escape unsuitable or sub-standard contracts, a consumer group has claimed.




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Lions will need to lift their game

Lions will need to lift their game

National Conference League Division Three leaders Featherstone Lions completed a double over Heworth with Saturday’s 42-0 home win.




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Away leg defeat costly for Castleford

Away leg defeat costly for Castleford

Castleford and District Veterans Bowling Association lost 34-22 to Skipton in Friday’s inter district match.




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Cleckheaton member Megan Lockett crowned Welsh champion

CLECKHEATON member Megan Lockett's competitive edge helped her claim the Welsh Girls Matchplay Championship at Wenvoe Castle.
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Man, 70, jailed for child-sex offences

Man, 70, jailed for child-sex offences

A 70-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for five years and one month after admitting sexual offences against young girls dating back to the 1970s.
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Leeds Rhinos v Bradford Bulls (Fri)

Team news as Leeds Rhinos host Bradford Bulls in Friday's Super League fixture at Headingley Carnegie Stadium (20:00 BST).
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Leeds Rhinos v Bradford Bulls (Fri)

Team news as Leeds Rhinos host Bradford Bulls in Friday's Super League fixture at Headingley Carnegie Stadium (20:00 BST).
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